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United States / 22-05-2015

Univ. of California alumni call for steps to curb campus antisemitism

More than 500 alumni of the University of California called on the system’s president and Board of Regents to address the “rising tide of anti-Jewish bigotry at the UC.”  The alumni wrote in ...

United States / 21-05-2015

Illinois state House passes anti-BDS legislation

Illinois lawmakers unanimously passed a bill that bars state pension funds from including companies that participate in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel. The bill passed the state’s House of Representatives ...

Canada / 20-05-2015

Canadian football player apologizes for antisemitic Tweets

Defensive lineman Khalif Mitchell apologizes after being fined for posting a tweet linking to a video denying the Holocaust. “I wholeheartedly apologize to all those who I know I let down by posting ...

Israel / 17-05-2015

Foreign Ministry to fight antisemitism on Google

The Foreign Ministry has established a huge forum made up of about 1,000 experts, which is taking action to block global antisemitism, including the online variety.    According to Israel Hayom, the Foreign Ministry seeks to ...

United States / 14-05-2015

New organization monitors campus radicals to expose them to future employers

A new organization was launched on Tuesday to track organizers of anti-Israel movements on U.S. college campuses and alert the public, as well as future employers, about their involvement with the hate groups.  Canary ...

Canada / 14-05-2015

Montreal man scrubs away antisemitism

Standing at a burly 6’2″ and sporting a shaved head, cool shades and a black vest, Corey Fleischer looks like an action film hero as he moves around Montreal. His fight is ...

France / 12-05-2015

Alain Soral was convicted of a "reversed Nazi salute" in front of memorial site in Berlin

In Paris, Alain Soral, the main ideologue of the extreme right in France, was sentenced to a fine of 100 euros per day for a period of 100 days, with respect to ...

Netherlands / 12-05-2015

Football fans sent home for chanting antisemitic slogans

A group of Cambuur fans were banned from watching the Ajax versus Cambuur match in the Amsterdam Arena on Sunday. Mayor Eberhard van der Laan sent a whole bus full of fans back ...

Australia / 12-05-2015

Australian state offers $500,000 security grant to Melbourne Jewish center

The Australian state of Victoria granted $500,000 to improve security at Melbourne’s central Jewish facility.  The Beth Weizmann Community Center houses 25 Jewish community organizations and the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia. Many Jewish ...

Israel / 12-05-2015

5th Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism to convene in Jerusalem

Seventy years after the victory over Nazi Germany, we are unfortunately witnessing the renewed growth of antisemitism and of voices denying the Holocaust and distorting its memory. When we examine the figures, we ...

Canada / 11-05-2015

Ottawa threatening hate charges against those who boycott Israel

The Harper government is signalling its intention to use hate crime laws against Canadian advocacy groups that encourage boycotts of Israel.   Such a move could target a range of civil society organizations, ...

Canada / 11-05-2015

Confronting hate: students on the front lines

Today's heroes are the university students who are on the front lines each day confronting antisemitism and defending Israel, in the face of often overwhelming intimidation and hate. Friends of Simon Wiesenthal ...

United States / 10-05-2015

Al-Jazeera replaces CEO amid antisemitism allegations

Al-Jazeera America replaced its chief executive officer on Wednesday in the wake of a lawsuit by a former employee alleging that he was the victim of workplace antisemitism.  Ehab Al Shihabi, who has headed the news ...

United States / 10-05-2015

Police arrest suspect in white powder, threat sent to Jewish school, synagogue

Police have arrested Jeffrey Thomas Klinkel, a 32-year-old man suspected of sending envelopes containing white powder, later deemed harmless, and at least one threatening message to a Jewish community center and synagogue.  Jeffrey Thomas ...

France / 06-05-2015

New memorial plaque was placed in memory of Ilan Halimi

New memorial plaque in memory of Ilan Halimi, a young Jew murdered in 2006 by "a gang of barbarians", was inaugurated during a memorial ceremony on Tuesday, May 5 in Bagneux (Hauts-de-Seine), the ...

Hungary / 06-05-2015

Hungarian Holocaust denier ordered to study Holocaust

The district prosecutor’s office in Gyöngyös, in North-east Hungary, has launched a criminal suit against a 33-year-old man for the public denial of the Holocaust, the Heves County chief prosecutor said.   The prosecutor ...

France / 05-05-2015

Teachers strike after school ignores antisemitic harassment

Bron - The staff of the Tony Garnier school in Bron, next to Lyon are striking because the school management is not dealing with racist and antisemitic harassment targeting one of ...

France / 05-05-2015

Jean-Marie Le Pen Has been suspended from France’s National Front party

France’s far-right National Front (NF) party suspended its founder Jean-Marie Le Pen Monday, in response to a series of controversial remarks he made about the Holocaust. Le Pen holds the honorary position of ...